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There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Venice by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia Rv / ...

$12 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Venice, Venice 536 / ...

$8 - $35

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bologna to Venice 95.9 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Venice 96.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Venice is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Venice is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Bologna and Venice is 131 km. The road distance is 154.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Venice without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs 10€ - 26€.

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The train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia takes 2 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bologna to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Venice is to train which takes 2 h and costs 10€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Venice.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Venice, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Bologna to Venice hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Venice every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Baltour
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Bologna to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bologna to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bologna to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice station.

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Bologna to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Venice is 154 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Bologna to Venice.

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Book your Bologna to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 4059+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bologna and Venice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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